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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning. thanks for joining us on monday. i am matt keller here for eric thomas. >> i am kristen sze. we have new weather conditions. >> we will check with mike nicco. it is looking clear, right, mike? >> you noticed yesterday the air was cleaner than the day before which was clean than the day before. no clouds. not much in the way of moisture.
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we have not heard of fog form forming. 66 in san jose. 65 in oakland. those could tight records. not so remain what as yesterday because of high clouds that dim the sunshine in the morning and afternoon hours. sue is here for leyla gulen. >> it is light. we have one incident in the dublin/pleasanton area southbound 680 north of the 580 interchange pt cruiser rear enadd big rig on -- rear ended a big rig. no delays, really, at this hour. mass transit is hook -- looking good. 30 trains are on time and bart on time. san rafael is good, tail lights headed to the golden gate bridge, all at the limit. matt and kristen? >> the family 13-year-old jahi
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mcmath faces another deadline today fighting to keep her on life support. she was pronounced brain dead december 12 after complications from tonsil surgery. amy hollyfield is in the newsroom with the latest? >> the hospital officials say they will shut east ventilator today at 5:00. the restraining order requiring the hospital to keep 13-year-old jahi mcmath on a breathing machine will expire. a judge has ruled she is brain dead and no court hearings are scheduled. a small grew of supporters gathered. the family says they still believe she is alive and they have looked foe another medical facility to care for her. >> we believe in god and a miracle. >> is it coming? >> that is completely up for god. >> the family has raised $21,000 on the web site to pay for the transfer to another facility. one facility that offered to take her has backed out and the family has said they have
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another one this new york that could accept her but children's hospital oakland says it has not heard from any other facility. six physicians agree she is dead after reviewing the case. a person stole an ambulance from the scene of an emergency medical aid call. the plan was involved a couple of blocks away. a few small items are missing from inside. they declined to say what they are. the crew working for san mateo county responded to a home after midnight. the medics were treating the patient someone jumped in the ambulance and drove off. the ambulance found abandoned around the corner. increased safety news are in place a year after a petaluma team wondered and died of
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hyperthermia at the three day festival in lake tahoe that started yesterday and ends new year pots. a nine-year-old was found near a snowbank with drugs if her system and believe she was lost walking back to her hotel. organizers are adding heated areas half a mile of the festival to prevent the same thing from happening this year. temperatures are expected to drop below freezing. >> 74 remain stranded on a russian ship trapped in sea ice off the cost of antarctica. a ship was stuck when ice formed around it. the passengers have plenty of supplies. efforts by ice breaker ships to reach them have been unsuccessful. in the next 48 hours, a decision will be made whether to keep trying to rescue them by
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helicopter and abandonship. >> this was another deadly sleeve in volgograd raising fears of terrorism we at the upcoming limp -- olympics. >> two deadly blasts in a city 400 miles away from where the winter olympic games will be held. russians are on edge and across the country this is heightened security. >> another deadly suicide bombing in russia raising fears of the winter olympics, a bus in volgograd and 14 people were killed and more than a dozen wounded coming a day after a suicide bombing at dozens were injured and 17 killed on a peak travel day in
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russia. there were bodies everywhere, inside the train train, everything is destroyed. officials say this is no doubt it was an act of terrorism. russia is on edge and the country will host the winter him picks in six weeks. >> the russian government has something to fear and that is the potential loss of face with potential embarrassment if the terrorists pull off one or more major terrorist events. >> coach, where they are hell, is in the heart of 9 area plagued by terrorist attacks by islamist insurgeons. last summer, a leader who claimed credit for other bombings called for a tax on "10 russian presidents prompts they will be the best games in history. >> marin county is getting funding from the federal
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government for $15 million worth of road improvements at point reyes national seashore and $2 million in county funds paying for resurface, on the boulevard. the funds are available in 20189. the park service says parking areas and drain average and cattle crossings will get upgrades. >> today through thursday coastal areas in san francisco will see unusually high tide a foot or more higher-than-average. this morning, hyde is expected 6.9' at 8:59 a.m., with the average at 6' at the oldest observation area of the united states. it variouses across the bay area. >> now, how about the winds? >> not much of a wind but enough of a shift that brought in the
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cleaner air. we will have clear conditions and cold weather inland valleys: 28 right now is the cool spot francisco. high clouds rolling in at noon and thicker by 4:00 and keep us in the upper 50's to near 60. 7:00, headed out and about, high clouds linger keeping the temperatures up and low 50's so grab the proper coat for that. moving forward, tomorrow, last day of the year, low-to-mid 60's with high clouds and thicker clouds on wednesday with a slight push of warmth and low-to-upper 60's and on thursday we have low-to-mid 60's and high cloudses and temperatures are above average and no rain. sue? >> we go to hayward with a first report of a new situation on
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north 238 in hayward, east east 14th a big rig and disabled trailer tractor is blocking the off-ramp so you could see a delay there. elsewhere, we have a new problem in redwood city area on 280 in the northbound direction partly blocking the left hand lane with an accident. now, if you are headed to the downtown concord and walnut creek area it is looking good southbound 680, no delays, and the tail lights headed to north main and san jose we have no problems on 101 making the drive through and up toward the peninsula and everyone is moving at the limit. >> straight ahead, software security experts are predicting a jump in hack attacks in 2014 in the bloomberg business report. >> the latest on michael schumacher badly injured in a
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ski accident, the most successful formula 1 driver in united states history. >> blackberry want as bigger part of the pie, your iphone or droid could feel like a a blackberry with rival operating systems to make up for the quinn telling market share. a computer server owned by british broadcast company was hacked and the crook tried to sell access to it but the problem has been fixed. >> will accept digital currency in six months but they want to discourage other sites from accepting this is the wildly fluctuating value. if you have not wanted the classic films on netflix better hurry they will be dropped on wednesday, 80 films are going off line that
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covering benicia, san ramon and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> this is a look from top of the abc7 broadcast center, a beautiful shot this morning. cool in some places. cold in others. below freezing in some areas of the north bay. mike nicco has the forecast
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coming up. >> michael schumacher one of the greatest race car drivers of all time is deteriorating after a skiing accident. suns say they are taking schumacher's critical injury hour by hour and cannot predict the outcome. according to the chief anesthesiologist the formula one champion is in a medically induced coma with internal bleeding. the 44-year-old was skiing with his son in the french alps and he fell and hit the right side of his head on a rock. >> details about the man wanted in a terrifying multistate bank robbery spree accused of killing an officer and injuring another was shot dead in arizona. he was identified at 40-year-old army veteran garnett. the secret service confirms garnett was arrested in 2010 if threatening to kill president obama and previous united states presidents. a manhunt was underway two days of before christmas when a bank
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robbery was reported in atlanta, georgia, and mississippi. >> and we went on holiday break and does not know the winner of the mega millions jackpot and we still don't know, with no one coming failure as the winner, one of two winning tickets which is entitled to $324 million before taxes. the other winner in georgia has already come forward. the san jose mystery winner has a year to claim the prize. >> get ready for more look attacks on smartphones and why so people working call center jobs could collect unemployment. jane king has the bloomberg business report from the new york stock exchange. >> good morning. if you hoped to get a job at a call center or have one you may want to think of look at a
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different line of work. financial firms are replacing call center workers with voice activated apps. wells fargo are working on similar. the apps lessen the ned for human interaction in banking and pick up the calls by 40 percent. watch for more hack attacks in 2014 on senate -- smartphones. hackers will likely target the mobile platform next year before casting a jump in ransom wear that slow down your device and demand you pay them to fix it. the report says hackers will use social media to get personal information. >> futures are going nowhere with a flat storm. if new year's resolution is to trim down, watch owe for scams saying you can lose weight without diet or exercise just taking a pill.
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according to the fcc more than five million members fell victim to fraudulent or misleading weight loss advertising and products in 2011. a big part of any new year's celebration: confetti filling the air. spiderman helped throw confetti into the air from the top of hardrock cafe with a ton released on tuesday night. spiderman is the official super hero of new year's eve celebration watching everyone. when he throws the confetti you have to be careful because it is sticky. >> we will look to the sky for together coming to san francisco for the fireworks along the embarcadero. how does it look? >> nice. mild. clear. a few high clouds.
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but they will not block anything. we have a lack of moisture and following the driest year as far as san francisco. this is going to be the driest year on record. we will have 5.59" is it with today and tomorrow and no rain in the forecast. still watching only five mile visibility in novato. fog is having a hard time forming. if it does form the temperatures are 32 or cooler. we are 16 degrees cooler in livermore and eight in mountain view and ten in sfo and 25 degrees cooler than 24 hours ago at half moon bay. yes. now, the temperatures, we are in the upper 40's to low 50's in san francisco. through ferry building it is 50.
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half moon bay is 37. much milder yesterday. pleasanton is 31. tracy is 34. freezing cold in walnut creek and fairfield, and petaluma and american canyon and freezing cold in palo alto and 32 and close in santa clara at 33, union city and saratoga, good morning, at 38 today is not a "spare the air" day. high clouds will keep the air mile. clean air is here for a couple of days. air quality management says we will stay below the threshhold needed for "spare the air" day for a couple of days. san jose is 66 and oakland is 65 tying record highs. the rest of us are in the low-to-mid 60's and 63 in san
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francisco and san mateo and concord is 61. up to 67 in clever detail and santa cruz for the warmest temperatures. lows will be up tonight because of high clouds and moments of us stay above freezing and mid-to-upper 30's inland. san francisco is the mild spot at 46 degrees. two areas of high pressure are dominating the weather with the storm track to the north and we are getting blow off in the form of high clouds. the seven-day forecast shows low-to-mid 60's tomorrow and low-to-mid 60's on wednesday and low-to-mid 60's through friday and cooler but no rain saturday and sunday just extra clouds. sue is here for hail. >> a couple of incidents. still not a big delay but a bunch of things going on in redwood city north 280 a silver sedan is in the center divide
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causing a delay. in hayward north 238 a big rig is blocking off-ramp with an accident east 14th, and southbound 680 north of 580 a big rig was hit by a pt cruiser. they are waiting for the tow. the drive from the central valley is good with some slowing to the altamont pass and into livermore. outside, traffic is slowing nice ly and as you funnel your way into the bay bridge toll plaza everyone is in the city just fine. >> ahead, seven things to know use start your day. >> another dramatic win for the 49ers, a familiar foe they will face in the wild card game. >> how former raiders players are helping out bay
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blocks away near the could you palace with a few missing items. medics were called to treat a patient when the theft occurred. >> developing news in russia: authorities say there is enough evidence to link a pair of deadly suicide bombings in the southern city of volgograd to terrorism. 31 people were killed in two separate explosions as russia is gear up to host winter olympics. >> still developing a snow storm is delaying efforts to rescue 74 people on an ice bound russian ship off of antarctica and will decide whether the passengers should be rescued by helicopter. they have been stuck since christmas eve. families to roach them by other ships have been unsuccessful. >> if you coming to san francisco for new year's taking public transit is encouraged. many agencies are offering free rides and extra service to ease traffic congestion on tuesday.
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>> as the lack of something we do not have today: "spare the air" day. we do not have a "spare the air" day and hopefully that will last. record highs are possible today. i will mack that out in the seven-day forecast. >> we have light traffic conditions. the bay bridge toll plaza shows a couple of accidents with no delays beyond the scene. >> the 49ers are headed to the post-season with momentum. yesterday, the 49ers jumped it to 1-0 lead against the card untiles in airs but they came back tying the game at 20 with 29 seconds left. 49ers answered and kaepernick hits patton on a 29-year pass set up the 40-yard field goal and the 49ers beat the cardinals 23-20. san francisco pays green pay on sunday in a wild card game. kickoff is 1:40. >> raiders love the season
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finale against the broncos yesterday, 34-14 but are winners for the fans in the oakland unified school district. it is first and goal, a program the raiders kicked off giving local kids and chaperones free game tickets with a pep talk from former players. >> helps them to see hope if their own lives and situation. what it takes to be a pro, preparation, responsibility and opportunity. >> raiders' legend whose addressed the group include hall of famer willie brown and sam williams and jerry robertson. >> we continue at 5:30 with the top stories. >> bart workers went on strike not once but twice and now they are if line for bonuses. the reason employees are eligible for the extra crash. >> a shooting investigation in
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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. it and 5:30 on monday morning. >> we we have seen warm temperatures during the day but right new we have freezing cold temperatures in the bay area. >> who is coldest? we will check with mike nicco. >> the desert dry air and the ground is so dry it cannot absorb the heat without getting hot and cannot hold on to it overnight so we have wild temperature springs up to 35 or 40 degrees. live doppler 7 hd showing it is clear. our coolest air is in the north bay and the east bay valley. some areas are getting freezing cold. from the east bay hills, i can show you the temperature today with clean air and low-to-mid
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60's across the board with high clouds and sunshine in the afternoon so not so warm as yesterday. still, above average. sue? >> we have a situation on the hills above redwood city on 280, changing the location of the accident and it is south of bunker hill northbound 280 all lanes are blocked while they cheer the accident. it was blocking the left lane. it will be cleared in moments. we will be okay but we will follow that as it is cleared. to hayward, northbound, 238 at east 14th a big rig blocking the off ramp and the accident southbound 680 in dublin/pleasanton north of 580 junction is still blocking a lane of traffic, as well. matt? >> thank you. daly city police are trying to fine a person behind an inbound crime: an plan was stolen while spending to a call. our reporter is in the police station with the latest. cornell? >> a bizarre story and a shock
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to the permits who responded to a medical call only to have their ambulance ripped off. it happened after midnight, the ambulance belonging to american medical response was recovered a few blocks away from the original call where a gurney was still on the sidewalk. the daly city police say when they responded and want inside someone not part of the medical call jumped in the ambulance and took off. police will not say what was taken. the mans high jacker in this case still at large. we have call to a.m.r. to fine out what happened at the address and what happened to the patient who needed help. thank you, in develop news a family of 13-year-old oakland girl jahi mcmath is facing another deadline today. a court order allowing the teen
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to remain on a ventilator expired at 5:00 p.m. the crowd sourcing page funding her transfer to another facility has raised $20,000. a spokesman for children's hospital oakland has nut heard of any new options of where to move jahi mcmath pronounced brain dead december 12th after complications from a surgery that the hospital says was anything but routine. amy hollyfield will have more on the story at 6:00. >> develop news in russia this morning, another deadly suicide bombing is raising fears of the upcoming winter olympics, a troll bus in the city of volgograd was the target. this is a day after a suicide bombing at a train station in the same city killing 17 people. the explosion was caught by camera and officials say it was an act of terrorism and russia is on edge, set to host a winter olympic game in six weeks.
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we there will be a report next half hour. san jose police are investigating a shooting that occurred last night at 10:30 outside this mcdonald's near shopping center. paramedics rushed the victim to a trauma center but this is no word on the victim's condition. in further details are released. >> san francisco police are investigating a deadly shooting yesterday morning in japantown after someone shot a 36-year-old while a man stood in a crowd of people after leaving a night club the he died after being rushed to the hop. >> firefighter is one of two who went to the hospital after a fire truck smashed into a car. it happened in san francisco. witnesses say the truck company 1 had the emergency lights on and sirens blaring while headed northbound on 5th hitting a mercedes that was headed west on hour street.
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>> there was a large "thud" like something made solid impact. >> the mercedes, the civilian vehicle, actually failed to stop for the fire truck. >> it is the same intersection where a fire truck hit a motorcyclist back in june. police say the firefighter driving disappeared contract scene and tests show he was drunk. the firefighter, michael quinn, has resigned. >> a redwood city school district and union representing the teachers will head to mediation over wages. our media participate reports that both sides declared an impasse in contract negotiations after the union rejected the district offer of 2 percent raise starting july 2014. in october the teachers requested a 7 percent increase over two years, and officials say the teachers have not received a pay raise sin the 2007-2008 school year. >> bart workers have a chance of
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up to $1,000 in bonuses under the new agreement. under the new contract, bart agrees to pay workers $500 for every 1 percent commuter ridership exceeds projections. the bonuses are capped at $1,000 a year each year of the four year contract. >> the losses from august massive wildfire could reach $2 billion. the "los angeles times" reports that the losses from the fire can range from $250 million and $1.8 billion. the study places this amount on losses in environmental benefits, carbon storage and property values but says the estimates are conservative. this was the third largest fire on report. >> open burning of grass is not allowed to many counties because of increased fire danger.
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the ban covers alameda, contra costa county, santa clara, san mateo, and santa cruz counties. they blame the lack of rain and dry conditions. camp fires will still be importanted in designated areas. december has been the driest month on record and already orders have been issued in california. the city of sacramento county have imposed a 20 percent water conservation order and that could expand to other places including in the bay area. >> the local water officials urge us to voluntarily reduce our water use knowledge but not ready to say the word "drought." >> as far as declaration or request for change in behavior that does not happen until after the 1st april when we looked at the full season precipitation there is a task force to consider the statewide drought order. >> there is little snow in the sierra with holiday travelers
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finding dry hill sighs rather than the snow over the weekend. skiers have hit the slopes because and resorts are using machines. >> it was cold so they have been able to do that but folks who have gone up could say they wish there could be more. >> we are only 22 percent of what we should be for this date and 7 percent of the entire year. we are not getting the wide-spread blanket of snow we need for our reservoirs to make sure we do not have short averages. everyone from 15 to 44 percent of normal from year to date and this is our season. and this goes through june 30 but april 1 the rain season is over. january, february, march, left side of the screen, in the below normal for precipitation and that is because the drought will
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deepen and there is nothing to hang our hat on to say it will change. as far as temperature, we have equal chances of above, below and normal over three months. we have clear skies and freezing to near 44 degrees and in the mid-50's to low 60's for better part of the afternoon with high clouds on the way and mild this evening in the low 50's. sue is hill for leyla gulen. how is the traffic? >> we are back to the peninsula northbound 280 in the san mateo and incorporated area south of bunker hill. for a time we had all lanes blocked while the crews cleared the accident. the emergency crews still out this blocking one lane of traffic with no delays which have dissipated. this accident in the dublin/pleasanton area is cleared southbound 680 north of 580 and opening up with not a bad drive from the central valley and speeds in the low
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covering santa rosa, berkeley, and san jose and all bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good morning at 5:43 on monday, a look from the camera looking down on the beautiful san francisco but a cold san francisco. the go thing is no more "spare the air" day for today. we will check with meteorologist, mike nicco, to see how the temperatures look in your neighborhood. >> december surge is pushing sign ups for the new federal health care plan beyond the million mark. when you include cover california and other state programs the number will reach two million. >> couple daze left until the new year bringing new law. one law prohibits drivers under 18 from use voice activated
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technology for texting. school officials will have the authority to discipline student whose cyberbully other students regardless of where. transgender students can choose where they want to play boys or girls sports and whichever locker room they want the. >> it is important to respect all students for who though are and create safe environments. this law does more good than harm. >> in january, as well a registry for rifles, shut guns and owners is in a department of justice database. >> other laws us which prop real estates -- papparazzi face stiffer penalties for harassing celebrities and their children. if you have fake 9-1-1 calls you could be fined $10,000 for false
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information. paroled sex offenders can face six months in jail if they cut off the g.p.s. tracking device. >> northern california counties say they are tired of being ignored in sacramento and want to form their very own state. were of the proposed state of jefferson surrounds mount shasta where the supervisors voted 4-1 to secede from california. state lawmakers have to give their approval to and that hasn't since west virginia was formed in 1864. >> consider taking mass transit for new year eve, because this is always a crowd. drives should expect delays from 11:00 new year's eve through 1:00 o'clock a.m. new year's morning with extra bus and train service offered usually, free. muni is offering free rise with
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extra center. bart will operate extra trains until 3:00 a.m. and a.c. transit has regular service and caltrain has free rides with the lat train departing san francisco at 2:00 p.m. >> there is brutal winter weather from the midwest to new england and the south up the east coast. power stricken new england is bracing for ten inches of snow with the blast bringing blizzardses to the northern plains and white out conditions in north dakota prompted a travel ban in the northeast part of state. in duluth heavy snow caused a ballroom overhang to collapse on the sidewalk but no one was injured. new england power crews working around-the-clock to restore powers to thousands trying to make sure the lines do not fail again. >> we will trim the lines to
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make sure whatever else has ice will not come down. >> race against time with the bad weather moving in. >> you can blame the lack of rain if the lower numbers of marin county coho endangered salmon. the rain helps the coho return to the sea from the spawning ground but this month, with only 1.2" of rain with the average being 10" so the number of co ho is the small of the, now, in 17 years. >> mike, you gave me a look and the numbers are not too bad, seeing the percentage of normal at 44 percent in livermore and 31 percent in sacramento and those are the highs. >> some places are 15 percent. it is not good.
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not good at all. >> our reservoirs or 30 percent in a lot of areas. it is going further and further and further. usually there is not much evaporation but if this was the summer we would be getting evaporation but the ground is so dry which is why it is cooling off so much at night. if there was moisture the moisture holds the heat better than the dry air. 72 in oakland at the airport shattering a record of 63. sfo was three degrees warmer than previous rod at 68. we tied in mountain view the last time we hit 68 on year's date was 1975. novato and concord, still not seeing much fog form just because the air is so dry. temperatures are below freezing
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and just enough moisture in the ground you could see frost around guerneville and petaluma and possibly napa at 33 and american cannian -- canyon and 48 in mill valley. widening it out we are 49 in san francisco and alameda is not far behind at 449 redwood -- at 44. brentwood is in the mid-to-upper 30's. fairfield is 31. it has been getting progressively cleaner sin the weekend and today, no "spare the air" day with high clouds rolling by as the system moves from the west and north. it is still very mild for this time of the year and 2014 stars off with above-average temperatures. 66 if san jose.
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possibly tying a record. low-to-mid 60's on the peninsula. millbrae is coolest at 62. downtown san jose goes from 62 in sauce that it to 65 in novato and the east bay shore, oakland is 65, that is a record. 63 to 65 with a narrow and 61 in concord and 65 in pittsburg and livermore and the range in the east bay valley. tonight, high clouds will keep us in the mid-30's to mid-40's. we end 2013 dry and we start 2014 with low-to-upper 60's, cooler and dry. >> on the peninsula we had an early accident that blocked northbound 280.
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they are waiting for a tow truck. slow traffic approaching bunker hill. the accident is out of the lanes but partly blocked because of emergency crews. highway 4 commute is good from antioch with word eastbound at willow pass of a stalled vehicle. look at the drive time, everyone is moving nicely the holiday monday morning with no delays. busy on 80 moving to the westbound law the golden gate fields to the maze it is busy but no real delays and the toll plaza no metering lights and everyone is getting into the city just fine. >> coming up the personal announcement from "good morning america" and robin roberts. >> a new study finds about harry
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gay woman. yesterday, the "good morning america" host, said a big thank you to her family and girlfriend of 10 years, a massage therapist from the bay area. yesterday was sundays sin the -- since the bone marrow transplant. >> harry pot are has lost some of the magical touch. a 30 year british library study of the most borrowed children's becomes had the series on top since the first book was published in 1997 dominating the top five from 2000 to 2002 but it has declined since falling off the top ten list last year no doubt when mike nicco stops borrowing it and fine eel -- finally bought the series. our we need a magic wand for the rain. >> can you come up with
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something. you would be rich and popular. theys today are the same in concord at 61 to six degrees cooler in oakland and the 65 could still be a record high, but not so robust as year at 73. across the state you can see the next system bringing us the high clouds and bringing wind from los angeles from the entire spine of the sierra up to mammoth lake under red flag warning. temperature in the mid-70's to the south and mid-60's around monterey and the seven-day forecast look at the bottom line, zero per senator chance of snow through sunday. sorry, sue. >> too bad. we have light traffic conditions on this holiday week but an incident on peninsula on 280, south of bunker hill and
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northbound 280, a lane is blocked in the clearing phase of that accident and the drive from the central valley is not too bad with slowing make the way into livermore but usually it is worse than that. if you are having a good time on new year's eve do not forget the stepped hours until 3:00 a.m. and we will look back in a minute at the bay bridge toll plaza when we come back. matt and kristen? >> next at 6:00, deadline days for the oakland family fighting to keep their brain dead daughter on life support with a welcome set back from doctors this morning. >> developing news from russia, two terror attacks caught on camera. the security concerns ahead of the winter olympics. >> a formula one racing champion is left critically injured after a weekend skiing accident with new details
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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> now at 6:00, paramedics respond to a medical car. the ambulance is stolen. the overnight joy ride and how police recovered the vehicle the. >> deadline day for the bay area family fighting to keep their brain dead daughter alive on a ventilator. when doctors say they will take the gill off life support. >> caught on camera, terror in russia: new attacks hit the country week before the beginning of the winter olympic games. >> good morning, and thanks for joining us. >> a lot going on and not the least of which is a change in the weather with no more "spare the air" day. >> but go have cooler temperatures? >> running in the 30's to 40's at the bay. next 12 hours an increase in high clouds and temperature in the mid-50's at noon and upper 50's to low 60's in the afternoon and back to 52 by


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